Welcome to the NRCS Illinois state web site.
We hope you find our website a valuable and helpful resource of up-to-date information
on conservation topics including programs, news, data, and more.
Thank you for visiting our homepage and for making conservation a priority!
William J. Gradle,
Our Purpose. Our Passion.
The purpose and
passion for conservation is shared among many. It is shared between NRCS
employees and partners who help people help the land. And it is shared
by the landowners with whom we work. Our passion is manifested through
the benefits derived from stewardship of private landsóbenefits we all
enjoy, such as cleaner water and air, improved soils and abundant
Learn about our stories, the stories of conservation made possible
through a shared purpose, a shared passion and a shared commitment to
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Information - National
The Strategic Plan sets the direction
for NRCS and describes our conservation priorities and goals. Bold,
forward-looking, and far-reaching, this plan challenges us to
reformulate some past approaches and develop and adopt new approaches.
This plan will guide NRCS in implementing key overarching strategies,
managing agency business lines, meeting customer needs, and developing
and strengthening capacity to achieve our mission goals.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service provides leadership
in a partnership effort to help people conserve, maintain, and improve our natural
resources and environment.